Volunteers trained to avert malnutrition in Jajarkot

JAJARKOT: A training programme on nutrition behavior change has been imparted to volunteers of 20 VDCs of Jajarkot district.

The training was provided to 180 female volunteers on the process to prepare nourishing food, ways to avert malnutrition and proper use of locally available resources.

The training participants made commitment to implement skills and knowledge gained during the sessions into practice and work to improve nutrition.

According to the information provided by the District Health Office, almost seven per cent children of the district are suffering from malnutrition.